Letter – Martin Morrison to Christopher Blackett – 29 May 1816

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 May 1816
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      N[ew]Castle 29 May 1816

Chris Blackett Esq

Dear Sir,

The price of Gunpowder having been reduced on the 26th Inst to £5 pC<wt> with 10 pCent <due> on 12 Mo[nths] Cred[it] I take this opportunity to express my hope that Messrs Peyon & Co will Conform to those terms for the Gunpowder required for the Use of Colonel Beaumont’s Mines, so long as the same may continue – I am etc	MM

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